Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock.
The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone.
In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe.
Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
The turned rail was to prevent runaway cars from going over the end of the dock and into the lake.
Reflections of graffiti during spring melt.
Grand Army, as seen from a Gilman Tram grade.
The valley is full of rocky peaks that stand out from the winding creeks, which only truly run after storms. It is a very beautiful place.
While it looks like ground level, everything here is one story above the actual earth.